Aug 02, 2021 Last Updated 4:08 AM, Jul 29, 2021

Indigenous land rights and the ILO

Who cares that Indonesia's indigenous peoples are losing their land? The International Labour Organisation does, more than almost anyone else in the world, says TOM ETTY.
Read more

'Feminism is a choice of life'

MARIA PAKPAKHAN is a programme officer at INFID in Jakarta. She speaks of her student days, of mass action and specialised lobbying. And of feminism.
Read more

Women feed Malaysian boom

Tens of thousands of Indonesian women work in Malaysia's booming economy as domestics and prostitutes. Often illegal, they have few rights. SIDNEY JONES visits them.
Read more

'Labourers won't bow to repression'

Fauzi Abdullah has been close to factory workers for over 15 years, and has witnessed their frustration rise. Today he heads a labour study centre (LIPS) in Bogor. He recalls the first strike he saw close-up, and risks a look into the future.
Read more

'Human rights belong to us'.

Asmara Nababan is the executive secretary of INFID in Jakarta. Since he is also a member of the National Human Rights Commission, we asked him to assess both. For Asmara, the link is human rights.
Read more

Latest Articles

Countering the information void to beat COVID-19

Jul 19, 2021 - LaporCovid-19

/ Ahmad Tri Hawaari

In the absence of reliable government information, citizens are stepping up to share local stories on COVID-19 and keep each other informed about the state of the pandemic

Carmel Budiardjo (1925-2021)

Jul 19, 2021 - KATHARINE MCGREGOR

/ Tapol.org

Human rights campaigner Carmel Budiardjo died aged 96 on 10 July 2021, after a long and dynamic life of activism dating back to her years as a student activist in...

Review: A narrative of denial

Jul 05, 2021 - PAT WALSH

COVID-19 denial in Indonesia

Jun 21, 2021 - NAJMAH, KUSNAN, SARI ANDAJANI, SHARYN GRAHAM DAVIES & TOM GRAHAM DAVIES

Antara Foto/ Irwansyah Putra

Mixed messaging from government about COVID-19 has left rumours and competing narratives to fill the information void, fuelling mistrust

Subscribe to Inside Indonesia

Receive Inside Indonesia's latest articles and quarterly editions in your inbox.

 


Lontar Modern Indonesia

Lontar-Logo-Ok

 

A selection of stories from the Indonesian classics and modern writers, periodically published free for Inside Indonesia readers, courtesy of Lontar